The '''British and Foreign Bible Society''', often known in England and Wales as simply the '''Bible Society''', is a non-denominational Christian Bible society
with Charitable organization|charity
status whose purpose is to make the Bible
available throughout the world.
The Society was formed on 7 March 1804 by a group of people including William Wilberforce
and Thomas Charles
to encourage the 'wider circulation and use' of the Scriptures.